Uterine Cancer


Uterine cancer causes the sixth most cancer-related deaths among women each year in the United States, totaling over 12,000 annually. This is also the most common cancer involving the female reproductive system and has two key types. The majority of uterine cancers are categorized as adenocarcinoma, sometimes called endometrial cancer since the endometrium is usually involved. Sarcoma is far less common and usually develops in the myometrium.